landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|4 hours 45 min ago||I want one and based on most||
I want one and based on most people who are texting or browsing in car theses days, they probably want one as well.
I am just afraid that it will still be at least another decade or two before we have a true self driving car.
|4 days 5 hours ago||I agree that when the gap||
I agree that when the gap between us and Ohio is almost three times the gap between us and Iowa, putting us in the same category with Ohio is not accurate.
|5 days 46 min ago||"Holier-than-Thou" attitude||
"Holier-than-Thou" attitude is exactly why these things keep happening.
Everybody thinks something like this cannot possibly happen at their institution, because "we do things right" & "we have morals". But this kind of thinking is dangerous because it makes you blind to things when something goes wrong. You make excuses like "I am sure our adminsitration is handling these things" or "the accusers must be wrong since we are not that kind of people". This makes it easier for true miscreants to hide behind the institution to rail against accusers and silence them.
Baylor is a BAPTIST college, a religious institution! If it can happen there, it can happen anywhere. If we have more people with that attitude, we can be more vigil and recognize it earlier when things go wrong. No one is immuned to this kind of travesty. It can happen anywhere. Hell, there were/are still many supporters for Gibbons and Lewan on this board.
More we recognize that, the better we will be.
|5 days 2 hours ago||I am not excusing anything. I||
I am not excusing anything. I am just saying what you are seeing is more norm than the other way around. The only way to stop things like this from occurring is to acknowledge your tendency and fight against it. The holier-than-thou kind of attitude is exactly why these kinds of things keep happening.
And I guarantee that if something like that happened here, there will be a significant number of people on this very board defending the coaching staff.
|5 days 2 hours ago||I wouldn't be so quick to||
I wouldn't be so quick to judge. Everybody around here loves to belittle PSU fandom for defeding Paterno, but I am saw the same behavior from Baylor fans regarding this (most are angry for firing the best coach that they ever had). I suspect that if something like this came out of Michigan, there will be plenty here defeding Harbaugh.
|5 days 2 hours ago||And Paterno reported the||
And Paterno reported the incidents to administrators. So are we all good?
|5 days 3 hours ago||Sam Ukwauchu was convicted of||
Sam Ukwauchu was convicted of sexual assault. That is what began this whole brouhaha, because he had extensive record of sexual deviancy before he even came to Baylor and was easily preventable.
|5 days 3 hours ago||It is very natural for people||
It is very natural for people to circle the wagon and become defensive when attacked. Even when that attack is justified. It is just human nature.
I wouldn't be so quick to judge others as it can happen anywhere, including Michigan.
|1 week 28 min ago||The LOWEST rates are still||
The LOWEST rates are still 2.5% to 3%. Add fees for loans and money management, that is not a great deal when your interests are compounded.
If you still want to invest. Save your money, invest it, and let it grow. When you have enough, then buy a car. That is what I do.
|1 week 5 hours ago||This is the best advice. And||
This is the best advice. And I would add one more, buy the best car you can buy CASH.
It makes no sense to pay interest on top of depreciation. Save up, and then buy the car. I leased my very first car, but since then I have paid cash for every car. I could probably buy a couple of cars just in interest and fees that I saved.
|1 week 1 day ago||There are very few things||
There are very few things that economists agree on. This is one of them. But you probably should know that giving hundreds of millions to billionaires is probably not a good thing without any studies.
|1 week 1 day ago||That scene got me. I have||
That scene got me.
I have read all the books and watched every episode until now without shedding a tear. That record is now broken. That was truly gut wrenching...
|1 week 4 days ago||I have been using HTPC for||
I have been using HTPC for over a decade now and, I will never go back. There is nothing out there that can give me the size (20tb of space), quality (HD with surround sound), and flexibility (access my content from anywhere).
|1 week 4 days ago||This is dumb. I would never||
This is dumb.
I would never let my kid compete in X-games sports. Hell, I wouldn't let my kid compete in many Olympic sports.
That does not mean I am going to stop watching those sports.
|1 week 6 days ago||Nobody else cheated like this||
Nobody else cheated like this before. There is a reason why they are about to lose $10 billion in fines, not to mention criminal indictments for executives in charge.
If you keep buying their products then you are a fool.
|2 weeks 28 min ago||I will never buy VW. What||
I will never buy VW.
What they did with diesel emissions were unethical to n-th degree. I don't know why anyone would trust them to be honest about anything after this fiasco.
|2 weeks 36 min ago||The only answer is I will||
The only answer is I will have the money AND sex.
It is one thing to choose from one or the other because they are opposite. Money goes with sex. There is no reason to choose.
|2 weeks 40 min ago||I really don't care about ads||
I really don't care about ads on pro uniforms. It makes no difference to me while I am watching the game.
But I will never ever buy a Man U jersey. I own several World Cup jerseys. But I see no point in paying to advertise your stuff on my chest. If Chevy gave away the jerseys, sure, but I don't pay to advertise for someone else.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Las Vegas has turned into one||
Las Vegas has turned into one of the BEST destination in the country for foodies. Practically every well known chef has a retardant in Vegas now. We go down there every year just to eat. Joel Robuchon''s tasting menu is unbelievable.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Rather than going to a club,||
Rather than going to a club, hiring a private show is cheaper and better. At least that is what my friend says...
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Well, put me in the same||
Well, put me in the same camp. I don't think you can win a national championship without a dominant pitcher. The amount of runs that Betsa has given up this year says she is not it. Her high ball was really effective last year, but it is not as effective this year. And because of that she is walking more batters. I love this team, but if we face a team with a shutdown pitcher, we could be in trouble.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||This article is FUD. There is||
This article is FUD. There is no system that is even close to run on its own next year, not even Google. This is most likely GM leasing out modified Bolt with auto driving capabilities to Lyft for testing. Auto taxi is still decades away.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||No cord cutting for me||
I am with you.
I have a setup with 20 TB of storage, 3 tuners for recording, and all are accessible from any TV/laptop in the house. I can shift the recorded program to my phone, tablet, PC for offline viewing if necessary. There is no way some streaming service is going to match the power and flexibility that I have right now.
And worst of all, I cannot watch ANY TV program without 15/30 second skip. That is the worst thing about trying to watch a sports or broadcast program via stream. No skip (sliding bars suck), no dice for me.
Streaming option would have to be SIGNIFICANTLY cheaper for me to even consider signing up.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||This makes no sense. If you||
This makes no sense. If you want to support the site, help them directly, by purchasing subscription (like HTTV) or going to sponsor sites (you know who they are). Involving third parties, who literally brings nothing to the table is just throwing money away.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I wouldn't care about what||
I wouldn't care about what they did so much if the private school they set up was legit academically. The problem is it looks like it was a terrible school with hardly any real education going on. I think it is absolutely terrible to use kids like this, leaving them with no option other than football afterwards.They owe these kids to leave them in better state.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I want to note that this is||
I want to note that this is the richest school district in the entire Northwest. This school district encompasses ultra-rich neighborhoods like Medina, which is home to Bill Gates. There is a lot of people with enough money to not even think twice about throwing tens of thousands of dollars to the football program. The booster program is pretty scary.
However, it is great for raising kids as school bonds never fail to pass. Just spent $250 million to rebuild one of the high schools and it is fantastic.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Nope, sent out to every||
Nope, sent out to every parent in the school district. This is actually second such email. He sent out one last week talking about the report that is about to be released. That email did not go over well as the boosters accused the super of taking an aggressive stance. This is turning out to be quite the drama.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||No Comment||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Just got this email from Super this morning...||
This is a somber day. In our service as educators we are fully committed to supporting and protecting our students. This belief is paramount in the work I do daily. We believe in our students and we strive to build partnerships with our parents in support of our students. We also strive to build positive relationships within our community based on trust and caring. I recognize that trust is shaken in times like this.
I want to acknowledge the unintended, but very real impact the WIAA investigation has had on individuals and members of our community. During the course of the investigation, concerns of racism in the investigative approach were issued, and members of the community called on us to halt the investigation. While we communicated these concerns to the WIAA, the investigation continued. As superintendent I am deeply concerned that my actions did not go far enough to support students who felt the investigation was racially biased.
It is clear to me that students and families have been hurt due to the investigation. I also understand that for many of our racially diverse families, the public discourse and concern of racial bias extends beyond the Bellevue High School football program and has caused pain to those not even associated with the program. To those members of our community I also want to extend my apologies.
The WIAA report obviously contains information that requires immediate attention. At the same time, there are areas that we will look into more thoroughly as recommended in the report.
We know how important athletics are to our students. We believe in the importance of fair play and rules. We are committed to working with the league and the WIAA as we move forward
Through the public records process the district is releasing a redacted copy of the WIAA report on the investigation. The public copy of the report is redacted so that the identities of former and current students cannot be easily identified. I feel very strongly that we should do everything we can to protect our students and see that they are not harmed as a result of this report. We have set up a dedicated email address – [email protected]- that people can use on this specific issue and we will be reviewing everyone’s input.
Included with our release is our initial response with comments and concerns about the investigation and report.
I do want to be clear that we take this report very seriously and we have the responsibility to offer a more detailed and specific response and appropriate actions in the next few days.
This includes a more detailed review of pertinent documents to determine if there were WIAA rule violations and the report of findings to the KingCO conference for review and action. This is according to WIAA rules.
In addition, I am committed to making every effort to rebuild divisions in the community where they exist and restore faith in leadership where there are doubts. I became an educator to make a difference in the lives of students. I believe in our students and know that as superintendent I have the responsibility to create an environment that allows each student to succeed. I take my responsibility very seriously, and recognize that I am accountable to our students, staff, parents and Board of Directors.
I will not be answering any questions about the contents of the report today. I realize that people will have strong opinions about the allegations, how the investigation was conducted, the actions of people that were investigated, the contents of the report, and what actions should be taken. I urge everyone to exercise restraint and respect for all members of our Bellevue community as we move forward. Over the next few weeks we will continue to communicate with the public on the progress of our next steps in this process.
Dr. Tim Mills
|6 weeks 47 min ago||I have experienced this||
I have experienced this myself. I woke up and could not move. I try to speak and nothing would come out. I felt like something was holding me down and felt someone watching just beyond the door. I really freaked out, until I read about the phenomena and how common it is. Only experienced it once, though.